Stories from Pitt Global

Learn more about recent happenings at UCIS and the stories that make Pitt Global a unique place to learn, work, and explore the world.


On a chilly December Sunday, the Cathedral of Learning was packed with light and warmth. Pittsburghers of all ages packed the hallways and spilled out of all 31 Nationality Rooms for four hours of festive fun celebrating holidays around the world...
On November 2, 2022, Dr. Fiona Hill joined the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) and the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies to discuss her experience in the Trump administration, her recent...
Allyson Delnore is a familiar face around the office at UCIS. Currently, she serves as the Executive Director of Academic Affairs for UCIS and holds an adjunct appointment with the Department of History; however, there’s a lot more to Allyson.  ...
On Tuesday, October 18, scholars supported by the Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs flocked to the Alumni Hall ballroom to celebrate International Education Week with posters and stories from around the world in tow. These...
For a region as complex as Eastern Europe, it can be challenging to share a condensed concept of heritage in a single weekend. However, during International Education Week 2022, the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) did...
Kicking off International Education Week is a tough charge, but the Center for Latin American Studies’ (CLAS) Latin American and Caribbean Festival was the perfect opener. This year was a special one for the festival—it marked both the event’s 40th...
Latinx Connect, hosted as a hybrid event from October 27 to 29, 2022, brought the University of Pittsburgh’s Latinx community together with Latinx speakers, leaders, students, educators, and allies worldwide. The conference was organized and...
From September 30 to October 4, Pitt’s ongoing partnership with Newcastle University reached a new level when Newcastle representatives flew in from the UK to visit the steel city ahead of a collaborative conference, to be hosted virtually on...
September 16 and 17, 2022, saw Posvar Hall abuzz with energy. Starting at 10 am on Friday, students, faculty, staff, and members of Pittsburgh’s African diaspora community filled the Global Hub and several classrooms in a celebration of African...
Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to join Dr. Fiona Hill for a talk on her experience in the Trump administration, her recent memoir, and Putin's authoritarian vision for Russia on November 2, 2022, at 6 pm. Registration is...
On Friday, September 23, UCIS’ academic centers came together to welcome students, faculty, and staff to the Global Hub in Posvar Hall  for the 2022 school year.     After two long years of remote work and learning and a new digital hybrid world,...
As the University of Pittsburgh continues to expand its global impact, an unprecedented 12 concurrent U.S. Department of Education awards will support teaching, research and learning about five different world regions, key world languages and...